July 27, 2011: "To Be or Not to Be an Entrepreneur" will be the focus of the Wednesday, August 3, meeting of the Bronxville Career Network (BCN).
The guest speaker will be Persephone Zill, program specialist and business counselor at the Women's Enterprise Development Center of Westchester County (WDEC). The meeting begins at 7:15 pm at The Reformed Church of Bronxville and is open to anyone seeking work, making a career change, or starting or growing a business.
Zill is an expert in training and counseling for entrepreneurship. She will discuss:
• General traits of a successful entrepreneur
• A 12-point plan for starting your own business
• Resources available at WEDC
WEDC helps Westchester area residents learn to successfully start or grow a business through classes and workshops, individual counseling, webinars, ongoing technical assistance, and access to capital information. WEDC's programs address the needs of entrepreneurs at all stages of business development. For upcoming WEDC events, visit
At the August 17 BCN meeting there will be group discussion about the August 3 presentation as well as an open discussion of various topics suggested by attendees.
The Bronxville Career Network is a volunteer-operated organization sponsored by The Reformed Church of Bronxville. Its mission is to support people who are taking their careers to the next level, whether they are in career transition, in entrepreneurship, or in a current business that is growing.
Members develop their skills through guest presentations, small group discussions, and informal networking opportunities. The group meets twice each month at The Reformed Church of Bronxville. Membership is free and all are welcome. Unless otherwise noted, all meetings take place from 7:15 to 9:30 pm in the Edwards Room at the church.
For further information, email BCN facilitator Pat Drew at
or call 914-588-8243 or visit www.reformedchurch.org.
Pictured here: Persephone Zill, speaker at August 3 meeting of the Bronxville Career Network.